Episode 52: Do It For The Culture

What does this expression actually mean? Apparently it has shifted over the years, and in this episode we get into our own interpretations of this common phrase. We also talk about “selling out” and who gets to decide how that label is used.

Episode 51: Dreams. Dreams. Dreams.

Or nightmares in some cases. I recount a vivid dream I had recently that has stayed with me for the last few days, which leads us into a conversation about interpreting our dreams and nightmares. We also touch on our first impressions of the new social media audio app Clubhouse. But first we go into what happened at the Capitol on January 6.

Episode 50: Communication

Communication has definitely been key in our relationship. Since we first got together and decided to share our lives, let’s just say getting to a better place where we didn’t have to get into yelling matches over silly things has been a work in progress. Let’s be honest. It is still a work in progress… but we have definitely made strides.

Latina Leadership Series: Interview with Dr. Cindy Cedillo-Ruiz

Dr. Cindy Cedillo-Ruiz is affectionately known as simply Dr. Cindy. As the first in her family to pursue a career in medicine, on this episode of the podcast If Not You Then Who? with Anjelica, she shares what the journey of pursuing this career was like for her as a Latina.

Uncovering the Smoke and Mirrors in 2020

People are talking about trends, expectations, goals, aspirations, etc. As with the onset of any new year, our nature is to contemplate the possibilities ahead. This year in particular – it being the beginning of a new decade and one that has been so anticipated at that – it’s hard […]

Grit

It’s getting no, and not taking it for an answer.
It’s being told that you can’t, and figuring out how to do it anyway.
It’s being willing to work.
It’s being willing to sacrifice.

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Mexico Travel Stories

It’s a little unusual traveling to a country that feels like home and having to register as a foreign national. That’s the first thought that crossed my mind when I was told I would need to fill out the proper paperwork to be allowed into Mexico for a few days. This would be my first time visiting Mexico City. There would be many other instances on this trip in which the fact that I was not born and raised in this country would become painfully obvious. The word “painfully” is used here on purpose because when people ask where I am from I like to say “I am Mexican.”

Blogging is like wearing an old pair of tennis shoes.

Blogging is like wearing an old pair of tennis shoes.

No matter how many times you tuck them away in the back of your closet, underneath all the newer pairs of shoes you’ve accumulated over the years, there’s just something that nudges at you to pull them out and put them on every once in a while.